Object Title

Plackart

Plackart

Date

1660

Object Number

III.400

Provenance

Tower arsenal.

Physical Description

Of heavy metal pierced near the top of the medial ridge and slotted under the arms to recieve the pegs from the breastplate, each of which was secured by a hook. The lower edge has a semi-circular cut-out on each side to fit over the fastening screws of the long tassets. The edge is engraved with a single incised line. Bright.

Dimensions

Dimensions: height 350 mm width 300 Weight: 3600 g

Inscriptions and Marks

None. Painted inside C71/248, 8lb.

Associations

Places England

Bibliographic References

A.R. Dufty and W. Reid, European Armour in the Tower of London, 1968, plate CXXI.